SNES controller to USB adapter - V2

The latest version of our SNES controller to USB adapter, now with advXarch techology.

  •  The adapter
  •  The adapter
  •  Example supported controller
  •  Example supported controller
  •  Example supported device


Playing SNES games with an emulator is great, but nothing is better than playing with the original gamepads. This adapter makes it possible to connect a real snes controller to an USB port.

advXarch This adapter is built using advXarch technology.
This is the single-player version of the adapter. See also 2-player version
The adapter:
  • Standard SNES controllers supported (all regions)
  • NTT Data controller supported (all 23 buttons)
  • SNES mouse supported (enable mouse mode, use firmware > 2.2.0)
  • 100% functional without installing special drivers. Easy to use. (Connects as an USB HID joystick)
  • Works under Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.
  • Updateable firmware.
  • Some aspects of the adapter are configurable.
    • D-Pad can act as buttons or axis
    • Configurable polling rate
  • Each adapter has its own serial number.
  • USB cable included.

  • None! Uses standard drivers included with supported operating systems.

Management tool: (more info)
  • Easy to use user interface able to manage several adapters.
  • Adapter firmware version display
  • Firmware update function.
  • Type of connected controller display
  • Select between joystick and mouse mode, adjust mouse speed

Total Latency information: (more info)
  • Default setting: 6ms
  • Minimum setting: 2ms


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Restock estimate: The current estimate March 2024.

DescriptionSNES to USB 1-player adapter V2 (w/advXarch)

We normally ship within 5 days (excluding week-ends and holidays) after payment.
Prices are in US dollars and are subject to change without notice.

Compatibility list

IMPORTANT: This is not a complete list. If something does not appear here, it simply means that we did not get the chance (or the idea) to test it, or that no one let us know that it works.

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Tested Controllers

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
Super Famicom Controller (SHVC-005) - Japanraphnet.Yes
Super Nintendo Controller (SNS-005) - North Americaraphnet.Yes
Super Nintendo Controller (SNSP-005) - PALUserYes
NTT Data controller (Nintendo NDK-10)raphnet.YesAll 23 buttons
SNES mouseraphnet.YesEnable mouse mode using the adapter manager
Superpad (Inter Act)raphnet.Yes
Super Scope (and equivalents)raphnet.No

Supported systems

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
PC (Windows, Linux)raphnet.YesThis is what this adapter was designed for.
PS3, PS4, PS5...UserNoBesides the problematic lack of a PS/Home button, buttons (on your controller or guitar) would most likely be incorrect.
Nintendo SwitchUserNoThe Switch does not support any of our USB adapters unfortunately.
Analogue Pocket dockUserNoReported not to work.
Other consoles, mini-consoles, etcUserPartialCould work, but not necessarily very usable, unless the system offers a way to map buttons. Please let us know!


Q: Is this adapter compatible with the Nintendo Switch?
A: No, unfortunately the switch does not support this adapter.

Download(s) & Link(s)

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